hatchet face
noun Date: circa 1666 a thin sharp face • hatchet-faced adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hatchet face — Hatchet Hatch et ( [e^]t), n. [F. hachette, dim. of hache ax. See 1st {Hatch}, {Hash}.] 1. A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, a tomahawk. [1913 Webster] Buried was the bloody hatchet.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hatchet face — ☆ hatchet face n. a lean, sharp face, suggesting the cutting edge of a hatchet hatchet faced adj …   English World dictionary

  • hatchet face — noun 1. : a long narrow face with sharp features 2. : a person having a thin sharp face • hatchet faced ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective * * * hatchet faced, adj. a thin face with sharp features. [1640 50] * * * hatchet face …   Useful english dictionary

  • hatchet face — {n.} A long narrow face with sharp parts; also, a person with such a face. * /Johnny was sent to the principal s office because he called his teacher old hatchet face./ * /He was hatchet faced and not at all handsome./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hatchet face — {n.} A long narrow face with sharp parts; also, a person with such a face. * /Johnny was sent to the principal s office because he called his teacher old hatchet face./ * /He was hatchet faced and not at all handsome./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hatchet\ face — noun A long narrow face with sharp parts; also, a person with such a face. Johnny was sent to the principal s office because he called his teacher old hatchet face. He was hatchet faced and not at all handsome …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hatchet face — hatchet faced, adj. a thin face with sharp features. [1640 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • hatchet face — /ˈhætʃət feɪs/ (say hachuht fays) noun a sharp, narrow face. –hatchet faced, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • hatchet face — hatch′et face n. a thin face with sharp features • Etymology: 1640–50 hatch′et faced , adj …   From formal English to slang

  • Hatchet face — sharp, narrow face …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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